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Aug 7, 2017 11:05 AM
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I am running a one-way ANOVA and am looking for a solution to match/adjust the analysis based on my demographic variables (age, weight, etc.).

Any solution to this?

Best,

JD

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Aug 7, 2017 12:47 PM
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The age, weight, etc. are usually considered covariates. So you usually will conduct the analysis by using Fit Model rather than Fit Y by X. You would add your primary predictor variable along with all of the other possible demographic variables into the model. There are some potential pitfalls that would be too lengthy to discuss in this forum. I would recommend looking at a linear models text. JMP also offers classes on fitting these types of models: https://support.sas.com/edu/schedules.html?ctry=us&crs=JANR

Dan Obermiller

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Aug 7, 2017 12:47 PM
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The age, weight, etc. are usually considered covariates. So you usually will conduct the analysis by using Fit Model rather than Fit Y by X. You would add your primary predictor variable along with all of the other possible demographic variables into the model. There are some potential pitfalls that would be too lengthy to discuss in this forum. I would recommend looking at a linear models text. JMP also offers classes on fitting these types of models: https://support.sas.com/edu/schedules.html?ctry=us&crs=JANR

Dan Obermiller

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Aug 7, 2017 1:18 PM
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Dan,

Do you happen to have an output of that process? Or a step by step? Regardless of pitfalls, just trying to do a simple analysis adjusted for a few variables.

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Aug 7, 2017 6:53 PM
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Look in the online JMP manual: Fitting Linear Models. Look on page 214 for the Analysis of Covariance with Unequal Slopes Example. This is not the same as your example, as your situation sounds more complex. But this will give you an idea of how to specify the model and what a small part of what the output may look like. The full output could be seen in just about any standard least squares multiple regression model that is fit in JMP.

Although your question can be simply stated, the analysis may not be so easy. If it were easy, there would be no need for the discussion here. There are many issues to consider such as: Is there collinearity in the data? Are the data complete or are there "gaps"? Are there time-related effects? Are the effects fixed or random? Should interactions be considered? The devil is always in the details. Much more information would be needed to be certain that proper advice is given. You may wish to refer to a text on linear models such as Applied Linear Statistical Models by Kutner, Neter, et. al.

Dan Obermiller

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Aug 8, 2017 1:02 PM
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I would start by defining the aim of the study and the target variable (endpoint).

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Aug 14, 2017 8:39 AM
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Ted,

I am looking at a genotype that has 3 subtypes (1:1, 1:2, 2:2) and observing their relationship to glucagon.

My genotype is nominal and my glucagon is continuous.

I have several other continuous variables (covariates) such as: body weight, age, and gender.

I am wanting to run an ANCOVA with glucagon as my response variable and my genotype as my factor. My covariates are as I said previously.

Does that clear it up?

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Aug 14, 2017 10:48 AM
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- Select
**Analyze**>**Fit Model**. - Select
**Genotype**and click**Y**. - Select
**Glucagon**and all the**covariates**. - Do you expect
*interaction effects*?- If so, click
**Macros**and select**Factorial to Degree**(2). - If not, click
**Add**.

- If so, click
- Click
**Run**.

Learn it once, use it forever!

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Aug 15, 2017 1:09 AM
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